Garysburg, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Garysburg, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Garysburg had a population of 1,041 as of July 1, 2015. Garysburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garysburg is located at latitude 36.4478 and longitude -77.5604 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Garysburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Town of Garysburg has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garysburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garysburg: Blakely Depot, Dupreesville, Garysburgh, Peebles Tavern.

Town of Garysburg, NC Boundary Map

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Garysburg, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,041
Population in Households 1,041
Population in Familes 823
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,103
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 284
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $126,159
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,250
Average Household Income $37,627
Per Capita Income $16,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.54%
Households -0.12% -0.35%
Families 0.41% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Garysburg, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garysburg to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 430 42nd
Population Density1 # 186 75th
Diversity Index2 # 569 23rd
Median Household Income # 642 13th
Per Capita Income # 613 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.